A cross-country accident at the Mitsubishi Motors Hartpury College Horse Trials in Gloucestershire, England, Aug. 9, has resulted in the death of Emma Jonathan, 23. She was riding a 9-year-old mare, El Nino, when she fell at fence 19 on the two-star course. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is underway to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
“Hartpury College, the organisers of The Mitsubishi Motors Hartpury Horse Trials, Mitsubishi Motors and all those associated with the event, would like to extend their deepest sympathy to Emma Jonathan’s family and friends,” said a press release from the college.